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Title The shadow-walkers : Jacob Grimm's mythology of the monstrous / edited by Tom Shippey.

Published Tempe, Ariz. : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in collaberation with Brepols, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  293.13 SHAD    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 433 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies ; v. 291.
Arizona studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance ; v. 14.
Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Series) ; v. 291.
Arizona studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance ; v. 14.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [389]-423) and indexes.
Contents A revolution reconsidered : mythography and mythology in the nineteenth century / Tom Shippey -- Dwarfs in Germanic literature : Deutsche Mythologie or Grimm's myths? / Paul Battles -- Less than kind : giants in Germanic tradition / Randi Eldevik -- Hvat er troll nema pat? : the cultural history of the troll / Martin Arnold -- Alias Oves Habeo : the elves as a category problem / Tom Shippey -- Grendel : bordering the human / Philip Cardew -- "As rare as they are dire" : old Norse dragons, Beowulf, and the Deutsche Mythologie / Jonathan Evans -- Disir, Valkyries, Volur, and Norns : the Weise Frauen of the Deutsche Mythologie / Joyce Tally Lionarons -- Theriomorphism : Jacob Grimm, old Norse mythology, German fairy tales, and English folklore / Peter Orton -- Finding the man under the skin : identity, monstrosity, explusion, and the werewolf / Sarah L. Higley -- Afterword : a chair, a sock, and language / Tom Shippey.
Other author Shippey, T. A.
Subject Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863. Deutsche Mythologie.
Mythology, Germanic.
Mythology, Norse.
Germanic peoples -- Religion.
Magic, Germanic.
Superstition -- Germany.
Names, Germanic.
Variant Title Jacob Grimm's mythology of the monstrous.
Standard Number 9780866983341
ISBN 9780866983341 (alk. paper)
0866983341 (alk. paper)